Amina El Mestari
Allama Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Abd al-Rahman al-Adawi, born in 1926, descends from the Alam family, from “Tanfzat”, one of the villages of “Ida Ottenst”, from the “Isafen Night Haroun” tribe, on the outskirts of Taroudant. He gave birth to males and females and watched over their education, among them Zainab Al-Adawi, the judge and the first president of the Supreme Council of Accounts, and Abd al-Rahman Al-Adawi, the journalist. Ahmed’s grandmother is a sultan known for her role in science in an environment in which teaching women within was limited to very few families, and she had a collection of “Sir al-Kalam” in Berber.
Another example of the Susiya families whose star shone in the field of jurisprudence, science and the judiciary away from trade and the field of money and business.
Like the rest of his peers, the scholar Ahmed bin Abdullah studied at Al-Maseed and joined scientific schools, where he excelled and memorized the grammatical texts in just one month. He also mastered the rules of arithmetic, hypotheses, and elementary texts when he was 15 years old. , Imskinnin tribe, to complete his scientific and academic career.
Due to family circumstances, Al-Adawi worked as a “scalpel” jurist in the village of Akfay, and as a clerk in the estate of Al-Hussein Al-Damnati, one of the wealthy people in the region. He also worked at the Charity House in Agadir, and saved an amount of money that he completed after his academic career in Marrakesh. He was an expatriate from another world who was dazzled by the red city, and he lived various situations because he was not familiar with the dealings of the people of the city of Al-Bahja, which is known for its cheerful nature, sense of humor and humor. .
Al-Adawi went to the corner of Rumaila after his arrival, seeking to complete his studies at the hands of the scholar Mukhtar Al-Susi, carrying with him a letter of recommendation from the jurist, Judge Sidi Rashid Al-Maslot. Indeed, he began studying for weeks, after which he became a companion to Al-Mukhtar Al-Susi in the Red Castle. He acquired a sea of sciences, and even used to discuss prohibited topics with his teacher, during which he explained to him what was hidden.
Al-Adawi accompanied his teacher on some of his travels and diaries, and he told some things that only those close to Al-Mukhtar Al-Soussi know.
After the arrest of Al-Mukhtar Al-Sousi, Ahmed Al-Adawy found no alternative but to enroll in a public school, as stated in a book by Abdullah Kicker about the flags of Sousse. The students of Al-Mukhtar Al-Sousy dispersed after the arrest of their teacher, and Al-Adawy, along with his friends, established a cultural association in Marrakesh, which they called the “Association of Sus Scholars.” With the honorary presidency of their then-exiled Sussi jurist in Tengdad.
Ahmed Al-Adawy began as a superintendent in Taroudant, then moved in 1956 to the city of El-Jadida to manage the Islamic Institute, and during this stage he will have Zainab and Abd al-Rahman. He became an imam at Al-Hakam Mosque, accompanied throughout his scholarly life by the testimony of Al-Mukhtar Al-Sousi regarding his right to being: “He is referred to by all fingers in understanding, comprehension, perception and smell. If he comes at the end, it is for the good men of his family to hold the end.”
Allama Ahmed Al-Adawi passed away, leaving sons who are also referred to as fingers. Zainab Al-Adawi was born on the second of April 1960 in the city of Al-Jadida. She obtained a postgraduate diploma in economic sciences, majoring in public economics, from Mohammed V University in Rabat. She also obtained a state doctorate on the topic “The Moroccan Board of Accounts: From monitoring legality to monitoring the quality of performance, what is the effectiveness?”
As for the daughter of the scholar Ahmed Al-Adawi, the mother of two sons, she is none other than Zainab Al-Adawi, who was born in 1960 in the city of Al-Jadida, four years after her father’s departure to Al-Jadida. The region of Souss-Massa and the agent of Agadir Idaoutan, and after she proved her skill in managing the affairs of the regions, she became the first woman in Morocco to be appointed at the head of the Supreme Court of Accounts. She is also one of the first women to deliver one of the Ramadan lessons in front of King Mohammed VI in 2007, which she dedicated to the topic “Protection of public money in Islam.”
Zainab was raised in an academic environment, in the arms of a distinguished scholar father, and the descendant of a family that has been distinguished for decades by its love of science and jurisprudence in matters of religion. At the beginning of her career, she obtained a diploma in advanced studies in economic sciences, in 1984, and assumed the position of the first female judge of accounts.
Her rigor and conduct made her gain the confidence of King Mohammed VI, so he appointed her to the position of governor in the three aforementioned regions, then to the position of governor of the general inspector of territorial administration on June 25, 2017. Al-Adawi received the National Reward Medal, rank of senior officer.
Her brother Abd al-Rahman bore a name rooted in the family tree, in turn he emerged in the field of media. He recounts in one of his interviews that during the seventies he used to read the five diaries that were issued that day, and the father carried them home in the evening, so interest in the field of media seemed to grow within him, although it was not a professional choice. In the beginning, Abd al-Rahman al-Adawi wanted to follow the path of his brothers in the field of law and economics, but his father advised him on English literature, so it was a right choice that helped him in the journalism profession, especially since he was among the press staff accompanying the royal visits outside Morocco during the reign of Hassan II and after the reign of Muhammad. Sixth, he worked in the public sector for years before he decided to leave for America, to carve for himself another experience, after which he will return to Morocco to pave the way for the establishment of the Radio Plus group with other partners, and he also activated a group of talk shows on Moroccan television. Abd al-Rahman al-Adawi Khalaf has three sons, a male son, and two daughters, one of whom chose the profession of her father, although it was preferable that the sons choose other paths away from the constraints and difficulties of this profession.